THE INSTALLER’S VIEW: Water treatment
Although poor system water quality is shown to be the single biggest cause of boiler failures (according to Delta EE Independent Research), encouraging customers to stretch their budgets to include water treatment and magnetic filters can sometimes be a difficult sell. Colin Yearp from ADEY caught up with engineer Ryan Mills of GD Mills Plumbing and Heating Ltd, to find out how he approaches this conversation with customers.
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The boiler breakdown hacked
There are some pretty common problems that can play havoc with your heating. So we wanted to give you a quick run down of what they are to help you avoid a total boiler meltdown.
Radiator cold spots
Brrrrrrr-illiant. You switch the heating on, but your rads are far from hot all over. Why? It could be any of the following:
• Air in the central heating
• Rusty pipes filling radiators with magnetite
• A malfunctioning part – pumps, valve...